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19:54 Aug 25, 2008
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: Chichako
Hola!
Estoy traduciendo un documental sobre Alaska, y mencionan la palabra "Chichako". Si dos personas logran una aventura en Alaska serán "seasoned Alaskans" ya no serán "Chichakos"

De antemano, gracias!
Claudia
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1newcomerMaria Kisic
3Newcomer (or Johnny-come-lately) - "Chichako"
Taña Dalglish
2chichakoflapo


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
chichako
chichako


Explanation:
Tal vez lo mejor sería dejarlo como tal ya que parece una palabra que no es en inglés.

flapo
Mexico
Local time: 09:31
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  bmtraducciones: es un pueblo de Bolivia
2 mins
  -> Gracias, excelente información!

disagree  Juan Jacob: ¿?
2 hrs
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24 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
chichako
Newcomer (or Johnny-come-lately) - "Chichako"


Explanation:
My take on it:

I would say a newcomer.

Newcomer or Johnny-come-lately - "Chichako". Used by the Chinook tribe.

Chinook Jargon Article

California to Alaska) evolved the jargon for their own trading purposes, and this debate. continues. ....
Newcomer or Johnny-come-lately - "Chichako" ...

www.billminer.ca/articles/Chinook Jargon - July 1999.pdf - Similar pages

Chinook Jargon Article
Peter Grauer
(First appeared in the Kamloops Daily News "Spotlight", July 1999)
"Klahowya tillicum. Did you hear about that Boston from New York? That high muckamuck shot a mowich out of season, and now he has to pay some skookum moolah for a fine. Those Cheechakos never learn."

The jargon was used by up to 50 tribes in Northern California, through Oregon and Washington, British Columbia and up to Alaska. It not only assisted First Nations and traders with communications, it may have included such disparate groups such as the Inuit and even Hawaiians to communicate for trading purposes..




Taña Dalglish
Jamaica
Local time: 09:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
chichako
newcomer


Explanation:
Wild Rose pictures from flowers photos on webshots
I am what the locals call a chichako, a newcomer, someone who is not a native or a "sourdough", a funny term for a person who has lived in Alaska for many ...
home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2643192880053971194EqBxCG - 80k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 25 mins (2008-08-25 20:19:30 GMT)
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Newcomer or Johnny-come-lately - "Chichako"
http://74.125.45.104/search?q=cache:n8SkNSTHJh0J:www.billmin...

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Note added at 26 mins (2008-08-25 20:20:55 GMT)
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To come - "Chako"
Lately - "Chi" (or chee)

Maria Kisic
Local time: 10:31
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 28

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agree  Carmen Valentín
2 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias, Carmen
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